(a) Remove screw and washer (on early model) or two bolts and washers (on late
model) securing the access door (view A).
(b) Open door to a full open position.
Rotate locking rod handle 1/4 turn upward to release filter assembly (view B).
Do not damage filter element seal when removing or install-
S l i d e filter toward front of vehicle and away from air outlet elbow duct
(view C). Ease filter out of compartment carefully, to avoid damaging seal
or seal retaining tabs.
Do not hit filter element against a solid object. This will
c a u s e damage to element. Do not start engine with filter
element removed, or damage to engine will result.
Cover outlet elbow port and close air clean access door.
(a) Open air cleaner access door and remove cover from outlet port.
(b) Wipe out filter compartment using clean damp cloth.
(c) Position filter so that seal will be toward air outlet elbow duct (view D).
(d) Slide filter into housing as far as it will go, being careful not to damage
e i t h e r seal or filter retaining tabs (view D). S l i d e filter toward rear of
vehicle so that filter seal makes direct contact with housing.
(e) Secure filter assembly in place by rotating l o c k i n g rod handle 1/4 turn
downward (view E).
C l e a r door area prior to closing door.
L u b r i c a t e bolt
(f) Close door carefully and secure with handle latch and screw and washer
(early model) or with two bolts and washers (late model) (view A). Do not
omit any bolts or washers.
3-3. Air Cleaner Filter Element Service.
Clean and inspect air cleaner (para. 2-3).
Clean air filter element (para. 3-4b).